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Fairytale London by ash Fairytale London by ash
A late afternoon London skyline, photographed from Waterloo Bridge. I'm not sure what the building is to be honest -- might be the houses of parliment? Shot after a meetup of some UK deviants at the Tate Modern.

London, England, August 2002
Canon EOS 300, Fuji Neopan 1600, orange filter, lab, scanned neg
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waterboy Featured By Owner May 18, 2003   Photographer
The town looks so small compared to those awesome clouds, great capture!
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ioddic Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2002   Photographer
very nice, i like the way the grain of the neopan looks, it adds a lot to it. this is the second picture ive seen today where the grain added a lot to the mood. i really like the contrast between the skyline and the sky as well.
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arlucasinc Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2002
Yeah. Really like the grain of the clouds here against the crisp outlines of the buildings. Superb. +fav
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radiantflux Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2002
the dreamy atmosphere is great. i agree with dougbtn that its almost like moscow-esque. very neat. great framing too.
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misteriddles Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2002   Photographer
"As long as I gaze on Waterloo sunset I am in paradise" -- Ray Davies, the Kinks. :) (Smile)
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thedesiredeffect Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2002   Photographer
How I wish I could take pics w/kalayl! Oh man...that'd be awesome.....

Nice pic btw.
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phae Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2002  Hobbyist
Is the from whne you were taking pictures as we were walking over the bridge? It turned out really nice :D (Big Grin) I love the effect.
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pwca Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2002
Reminds me of a book I read... Neverwhere.. and a mirage at the same time... what a fantastic feeling I get from just gazing into the immensity of sky and what might well be taken for some deserted eastern city.

Powerful....
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popejoan Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2002   Photographer
Nice contrast of clouds and silhouette of buildings.
Gives it a real creepy look almost, like dark castles beneath
the progression of clouds.
just wonderful.......
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ladida Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
bookdiva said it for me ;-) (Wink) wonderful shot ash!
and for some reason it brings to my mind the era of the early years of the previous century

+fav

have a nice day dear ;-) (Wink)
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kalayl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
whew - this came out better than i thought it would - nice work, seriously.
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cybertoad Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002   Photographer
Wonderful black and white capture of the clouds, great profile shot. Nod
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corporatewhore Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
beautiful use of negative space, the concentration is lead to the clouds movements but the lower silhouettes from the buildings create really nice contrast. perfect composition!
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foig Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
Composition is spot on!

The grainy'ness adds toteh mood aswell
Nice photo
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lord-zany Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
Tight shot bro, really cool !
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dougbtn Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002  Professional Photographer
Lovely shot Ash, love the grain, has a very Moscow feel to it but is fab. You are defintely gtting the 1/3s right on this one, the composition is perfect.
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bookdiva Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
Interesting grainy look, I like the silhoutted buildings against the sky, nice grey tones, good photo.
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xokolatecake Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002   Photographer
good eye here, the sky is very cool and the buildings too!
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back2mine Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
the grain looks really nice here, and the ray of light coming through the clouds creates a dreamy atmosphere.
even london can be enchanting sometimes :) (Smile)
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xy Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2002
Heh.. Kinda worrying I don't recognise a single building there, despite living in London all my life... rofl

I guess I live in South London, so yeah.. I can blame that...

Anyway! Nice Photo Nod

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